[OT] perl and CLRs
nick at ccl4.org
Wed May 2 11:45:07 BST 2007
On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 11:18:53AM +0100, Peter Hickman wrote:
> Dirk Koopman wrote:
> >Precisely the sort of attitude that worries me. Perl is *soooooooo*
> >much better than everything else (which may well be true) so that is
> >all there is to said. That's all right then.
> Please keep your mindless bigotry to yourself. Just because I don't
> think that .NET is anything special does not mean that I have that "sort
> of attitude".
> Fuck off.
You thoroughly failed to read the next 2 paragraphs that made it clear what
Dirk really feels. You may wish to do as you would be done by for a while.
On Wed, May 02, 2007 at 10:07:26AM +0100, Dirk Koopman wrote:
> Precisely the sort of attitude that worries me. Perl is *soooooooo* much
> better than everything else (which may well be true) so that is all
> there is to said. That's all right then.
> Problem is: we are leaking developers like a sieve, nothing like the
> number of new users are coming in the perl fold than formerly (and the
> number drops every year) and the perception that perl is a dead-end (or
> plain dead) grows out there in the hive mind, at the same or greater rate.
> We all know that Web 2.0 is erm... er... well we know what it is, but
> having said that, where are the CPAN modules for the underlying useful
> stuff, eg the "rails" bits?
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